Parkett: 20 Years of Artists' Collaborations
February 15, 2005
7.5 X 0.5 X 9.0 inches | 1.32 pounds
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About the Author
Laura "Laurie" Anderson is an American avant-garde artist, composer, musician, and film director whose work spans performance art, pop music, and multimedia projects. She is a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia University, where she obtained an MFA in sculpture. Anderson started dating Reed in 1992, and was married to him from 2008 until his death in 2013.
Bice Curiger is an internationally renowned curator at the Kunsthaus Zürich, cofounder and editor-in-chief of the art journal Parkett, and the editorial director of Tate etc.
Mirjam Varadinis is a curator at the Kunsthaus Zürich.
David Weiss is an assistant professor of mediated, political, and strategic communication at the University of New Mexico. His research interests include critical media discourse, representations of "culture war" issues in popular culture, and religious communication in the political and public sphere.
Lou Reed was a musician, writer and icon of underground culture. The frontman and principal songwriter of the foundationally transcendent rock and roll band the Velvet Underground and a hugely influential solo artist, Reed's career spanned five decades. He died in 2013, leaving behind an unfathomable legacy.
Cindy Sherman was born in 1954. She began her Film Stills series at the age of 23, gaining early recognition, and has followed it with remarkable experiments in color photography. Her art has won her wide recognition and praise, and been collected and exhibited by major museums throughout the world since 1980--key early shows included a first survey at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, in 1982 and a retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1987. Sherman is the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius award, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, and the Guild Hall Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award for Visual Arts.
John Waters was born in 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland, and briefly attended New York University. He made his first film, Hag in a Black Leather Jacket, in 1964, and has since directed 17 others, including Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Hairspray, and Pecker. He lives in Baltimore.